1st Annual Sedona Canada Program on Getting Ahead of the e-Discovery Curve


October 23, 2008 - October 24, 2008
Toronto, Canada

A rare opportunity to gain valuable insight into best practices for eDiscovery, and practical strategies to meet judicial expectations, while reducing costs, presented by members of The Sedona Conference® Canadian Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production; the non-profit law & policy think-tank that developed The Sedona Canada Principles Addressing Electronic Discovery.

Featuring an expert faculty including esteemed members of the Bench, leading practitioners and experts. Including panels focused on:

* The Sedona Canada Principles
* Management of Electronic Information
* Cost-Shifting & Sanctions - Judicial Advice
* Legal Holds: The Trigger & the Process
* Multi-Party, Multi-Jurisdictional, Class Actions & Other Complications
* Cooperation with Opposing Counsel on Common eDiscovery Issues
* New Roles and New Teams to Manage eDiscovery Successfully


October 23, 2008
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Sign In
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome & Overview
8:45 am - 9:45 am Introduction & Overview to The Sedona Canada Principles
9:45 am - 10:30 am Management of Electronic Information: The Key to Avoiding Costs in Discovery
10:30 am - 10:45 am Morning Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Proportionality
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (Provided)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Preservation & Legal Holds: The Trigger and The Process
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Afternoon Break
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm Cost-shifting & Sanctions: Judicial Advice
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Complex Litigation: Multi-party, Multi-Jurisdictional, Class Action
October 24, 2008
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Sign In
8:30 am - 8:35 am Welcome & Overview
8:35 am - 9:15 am New Roles & New Teams to Manage eDiscovery Successfully
9:15 am - 10:00 am Preparation for a Meet & Confer/Best Practices
10:00 am - 10:15 am Morning Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Cooperation with Opposing Counsel on Common eDiscovery Issues
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Getting Ahead of the Curve Transforming Lessons Learned into
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Closing Remarks
Davis LLP, Toronto, ON, Canada
Wortzmans, Toronto, ON, Canada
Neeson Arbitration Chambers, Toronto, ON, Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Independent IT and eDiscovery Consultant, Ottawa, Canada
Commonwealth Legal Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Dentons, Toronto, ON, Canada
Ronald J. Hedges LLC, Hackensack, NJ
KPMG, Montreal, Canada
Superior Court of Justice, Ottawa, Canada
Redgrave LLP, Washington, DC
Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Milford, Canada
Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP, Toronto, Canada
The Sedona Conference, Phoenix, AZ

Refund Policy

Full refund, less a $75 administrative fee, for cancellations received at least 45 (forty-five) days prior to the conference. Refunds cannot be given after that time. For cancellations of a registration for a Conference received within 45 days of the Conference, however, substitutions are freely permitted.